AttractionsEvents

27
JAN
Scoff ‘n’ Stroll, Roald Dahl walk & afternoon
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

In this months Scoff n Stroll youll find out what Roald Dahl really thought of January and the stories behind some of the fascinating mementos in the authors Writing Hut. Makes for a brilliant family treat.Event detailsTimes: 2.00pm and 3.00pm.…

31
JAN
Photography Exhibition: "On The Fringe"
Number 86 Cafe, Greenwich

I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didnt photograph them. ‐ Diane ArbusAndrea Berente Eeva Margetta Boyce John Barter Colin Mackenzie Terry Warne Phil Thompson Andrew Durkin John Nottage Dianne Pearson Catherine Riney Kevin Wood Miranda…

02
FEB
Dad La SOul
COLONNADE HOUSE

The special bond that develops between plus‐sized inflatable robot Baymax and prodigy Hiro Hamada who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high‐tech heroes.Join us at Colonnade House to get inspired and create your own…


02
FEB
Winter Bird Walk
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

A guided walk led by our team of expert Volunteers ‐ spotting the winter ducks and thrushes of the Millennium Country Park. £4 per person ‐ £3 for Friends of the ForestVolunteers. Parking charges apply.…

02
FEB
The DaSilva Marionette Circus
Dixon Studio, Palace Theatre

Come and be amazed by aerial acrobatics on the ying trapeze spectacular cycling stunts trampolining ups and downs and laugh at the antics of the cheeky clowns one of whom takes the joke that bit too far ‐ with disastrous…

03
FEB
Potters Bar Antique & Vintage Fair
The Wyllyotts Theatre

Over 50 stalls with a huge range of antiques and vintage including silver and enamel quality jewellery vintage accessorires costume jewellery china glass ephemera treen and much much more.We are open from 10am to 4pm and there is ample free…

08
FEB
British Science Week
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Experiments guaranteed to go with a bang and a chance to meet real‐life experts keen to share their passion for all things scientificStandard entry or free with your Annual Pass…

09
FEB
Lambing Is Back
Mead Open Farm

Dont miss out book online to save This February Half Term meet adorable new‐born lambs in the Lamb Nursery watch our fleecy friends take their first steps and get up close to bottle feed the older lambs. With many…

09
FEB
Mum2mum Nearly New Market BEXLEY
Falconwood Community Centre

At our Mum2mum event you can buy top quality pre‐loved baby childrens 0‐6 years maternity and pregnancy goods and equipment at a fraction of their high street price all great brands in top condition. Come along & grab…

10
FEB
Tree Planting
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Be a part of the creation of your community forest and help us to plant trees at our newest woodland in Wilstead near Wixams.Its suitable for all ages and free to attend. There is no parking on site so we…

12
FEB
We’re Going On A Bear Hunt
Palace Theatre

Direct from the WEST END the smash‐hit stage adaptation of Michael Rosens Were Going on a Bear Hunt is coming to SouthendJoin us for an un‐missable adventure through gigantic swishy swashy grass the splishy splashy river and the oozy squelchy…

14
FEB
Family Fun in the Woods
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Marston Vale Forest School are hosting special two hour sessions this half term for anyone who wants to try denshelter building fire lighting scavenger hunting and woodland arts and crafts All activities are guided but parental supervision is required.Sessions run…

15
FEB
Planet Circus - The WOW Factor!!
Pleasure Island Family Theme Park

Our 2019 tour is bigger and better than ever before We have the amazing Gemini Sisters high in the roof of the big top the most amazing and talented British aerial performers our sensational sky Walker Flabson one of the…

16
FEB
February Fun
Stockeld Park

With our fabulour outdoor covered ice skating rink as well as the enchanted forest with large adventure playgrounds and the maze to be explored and electric scooter trail there is plenty to keep the whole family busy this February half…

16
FEB
Destination Space
National Space Centre

Destination Space is an exciting new programme for families looking at the very latest adventures in space exploration and celebrating the space science engineering and people that make it happen.Find out about the new European Mars mission and how it…

16
FEB
Orienteering Week
Waddesdon Manor

Embark on a new challenge this February half term. Weve teamed up with Thames Valley Orienteering Club to bring you a week of outdoor adventure. There will be different routes to explore for different age groups ranging from under‐fives to…

16
FEB
Half-term Hullabaloo
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

Packed full of extra activities including special guests Noisy Toys with The Acoustratron a monstrous mechanical‐electromagnetic‐acoustic noise engine. Phew Standard entry or free with your Annual Pass…

16
FEB
Family Cookery School
Waddesdon Manor

Keep little hands busy this February half term with one of our hands‐on family cooking classes. Join our chefs in the Manor Restaurant to make a delicious lunch as well as a wonderful selection of sweet and savoury treats to…

16
FEB
Mayhem In The Mad Lab
Royal Gunpowder Mills

The Royal Gunpowder Mills kicks off its 2019 season with Mayhem in the Mad Lab Join us DAILY between February 16thto February 24th for super cool science and fun activities.In the Mad Lab visit our Science Stations where you can…

16
FEB
Sourpuss Show & Workshop
The Terry O'Toole Theatre

Saturday 16th February 12noon and 3.00pmSourpussLori HopkinsSourpuss is a very grumpy very ginger cat. Shut out of the house he feels lost and confused but the garden soon intrigues him.Join Sourpuss on his journey of discovery learning the secrets of…

16
FEB
February Half Term at Howletts
Howletts Wild Animal Park

Enjoy wild family days out this February half term and discover fascinating facts and amazing animals as you explore our 100 acre historic wildlife park.With a focus on Rangers On Patrol you are invited to join our park rangers for…

16
FEB
February Half Term at Port Lympne
Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve

Safari with Kents only giraffes this February half term and see hundreds of free roaming animals as you travel by safari truck through our South American Asian and African Experiences. Spot our impressive lions in their new 1.2…

16
FEB
GANDEY'S CIRCUS: The Greatest Show Tour
Aintree Racecourse

Even bigger Even more spectacular Thrills a‐plenty as the world class Havana Troupe return with 2 new acts; with the sensational 5 handed springboard act and astounding Russian bar Act. Las Chicas Morales set hearts pounding on the…

16
FEB
Birds Behaving Badly Week February Half Term
Birdland

Birdland is staging a Birds Behaving Badly Week to celebrate feathered friends over the February Half Term Holidays 16th‐ 24th FebruaryFrom blood‐sucking songbirds and puking penguins to stinking storks and spitting swallows keepers at the Bourton‐on‐the‐Water wildlife attraction will reveal…

16
FEB
Join the Pirate Heroes Special Preview Tours
Pirate's Quest

Newquays piratical walk‐through attraction has a refreshed storyline that will allow visitors to Join the Pirate Heroes. Be the first to experience the new adventure when it premieres during February Half Term 16th 24th for a Special Preview Event.…

17
FEB
Out of the Hat
The Alexander Centre

When Doris and Delilah wake up to find something strange and sparkly has fallen from the sky they are inspired to put on the worlds greatest magic show But HOW do you make real magic happen What ingredients do you…

19
FEB
Crafty Cats
The Bishop's Palace

Join us this half term for a fun Family Craft day.On Tuesday 19th February Crafty Cats will be making all things space‐related with alien masks constellation lanterns and flying rockets amongst the activities on offer.The session will run from 10:30am‐3pm…

19
FEB
Afternoon Teas at Almond Valley and the Teddy Bear
Almond Valley Heritage Trust

Afternoon Tea at Almond Valley and Teddy Bears Woodland play area14th January ‐ Friday 22nd March except 11th ‐ 18th FebruaryIt might be cold and miserable outside but in the Teddy Bear Woods the weather is always warm and…

21
FEB
Nature Ninjas
The Bishop's Palace

This year our popular Nature Ninjas sessions which take place in the Gardens will be held on Thursdays giving children the chance to get up close with a range of nature experiences such as pond dipping minibeast hunting and seed…

21
FEB
The Pixies Scarf
Dixon Studio, Palace Theatre

Inspired by the powerfully evocative tale of The Pixies Scarf by Alison Uttely Soap Soup Theatre present a brand new theatrical treat for children and their families set in the wet craggy lands of Dartmoor.While out picking whortleberries with Grandmother…

21
FEB
Design Quest: Wings, Wheels or Water?
RIBA

What makes people move from one place to live in another What role does architecture play in the movement of people What is portable and can our homes be buildings that move when we doFor children aged 6 to 10…

22
FEB
Design Quest: Making a Community
RIBA

What does it mean to be part of a community How can architecture bring people together Inspired by case‐studies in our forthcoming exhibition we will explore these questions and build a large‐scale creative response to them.Working in small groups children…

23
FEB
Snowdrop Celebration Weekend
The Bishops Palace

Visitors can grab a copy of the Snowdrop Walk to show them the best route to experience the Moat banks carpeted with snowdrops and cross the Willow Bridge to enjoy an Arboretum full of different varieties of spectacular snowdrops.To complement…

03
MAR
Gumdrop Sunday
National Space Centre

Join the National Space Centre for a countdown to launch of Apollo 9.Apollo 9 was the first space test of the complete Apollo spacecraft. Commander James McDivitt Command Module Pilot David Scott and Lunar Module Pilot Rusty Schweickart spent ten…

03
MAR
Once Upon A Princess
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

This smash‐hit glittering production features all your favourite fairytale princesses plus a soundtrack of top pop hits and musical classics that will have the whole audience singing and dancing.Once Upon A Princess now in its third sparkling year continues to…

05
MAR
New Lands: Corridors - Passages of Modernity
Conway Hall

We spend our lives moving through passages hallways corridors and gangways yet they do not feature in architectural histories monographs or guidebooks. They are overlooked undervalued and unregarded seen as unlovely parts of a buildings infrastructure rather than architecture.Roger Luckhurst…

09
MAR
Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom
Palace Theatre

Holly is a young Fairy Princess who is still learning how to fly and her magic doesnt always go quite according to plan. Her best friend Ben the Elf doesnt have wings and he doesnt do magic but he runs…

09
MAR
Herald of Spring ‘Superheroes’ 2019
Bourne Hall Museum

shows by local countryside groups You can visit the Whats On In Epsom Spring Market with arts crafts and Jam or enjoy some tea and cake in the Coffee Shop.Children can cheer on the Hobbledown Puppet Show and dancers be…

10
MAR
Wow! It's Night Time (2:30pm Performance)
The Citadel

The curious little owl is back and this time shes ready to discover the wonders of night‐time from the big bright moon to the bats in the sky and the foxes deep in the forest. But where are all the…

10
MAR
Wow! It's Night Time (11:30am Performance)
The Citadel

The curious little owl is back and this time shes ready to discover the wonders of night‐time from the big bright moon to the bats in the sky and the foxes deep in the forest. But where are all the…

16
MAR
Snow White: The Return of the Little Things
The Terry O'Toole

Angel Heart Theatre presentsSnow White: The Return of the Little ThingsFar far away lies a curiously mechanical kingdom in which everything ticks but nothing laughs; a land ruled by The‐Queen‐Who‐Never‐Smiles. The cold‐hearted Queen is determined to control everyone and…

17
MAR
Dartmoor Zoo Wedding Fair 2019
Dartmoor Zoo

This event does NOT require tickets It is free to enter both the zoo and the wedding fair. Simply turn up at Dartmoor Zoo from 4pmWe welcome you back to Dartmoor Zoos Wedding FairPop up to the zoo to browse…

20
MAR
Birmingham International Education Show
Edgbaston Cricket Ground

Ever considered studying abroadWere hosting a FREE event for students to learn about studying overseas.As part of International Education Week 2019 in the UK were bringing a select group of 25 top International Universities from around the World to Birmingham.The…

23
MAR
Leeds International Education Week
Royal Armouries Museum

As part of International Education Week 2019 in the UK were bringing a select group of 25 top International Universities from around the World to Birmingham.The event will also have an informative seminar programme where you can hear from the…

06
APR
Steampunk Science
Eureka! The National Children's Museum

See a brand NEW steampunk inspired science show get hands‐on in our tinkering space plus over the Easter weekend meet an Easter bunny with a difference.Standard entry or free with your Annual Pass…

06
APR
Heritage Transport Show
Kent Showground

The Heritage Transport Show will feature the popular South East Bus Festival with a display of over 100 vintage buses. Visitors can also ride some of the vintage vehicles on display. The Show will have a wide array of vintage…

10
APR
Magic At The Museum
The Helicopter Museum

Special Holiday Activity Days for Families at the museum. Watch a live magic show witness incredible balloon modelling marvel at the slight of hand illusions.Also climb into the pilots seat of some of our helicopters try on the pilots helmet…

13
APR
Easter Bunny Hop Baby Disco
Lanark Memorial Hall

Why not come along to Lanark Memorial Halls Easter Bunny Hop Baby Disco and hop and bop to some cool spring tunes. Dress up in your best Easter bonnet or bunny earsTime: 12noon 1.00pmTickets: £2.50 per ticket children must…